TEHRAN (Iran News) – Ambassador of South Korea to Tehran Yun Kanghyeon says Iran and South Korea have good capacities and vast fields for cooperation in the field of water resources management and using the modern knowhow in this field.
During his visit to the 18th Exhibition on Water and Wastewater, Yun expressed hope the cooperation between Iran and South Korea in the water industry and related technology would be reinforced, adding that today no country is immune regarding water shortage or tension, and in some countries the problem emerges as water shortage and draught and in some other countries it happens in the form of floods and overflow of rivers.
He pointed to the problems related to the water shortage in South Korea, stressing that in this problem Iran in comparison to other countries has faced lower problems, noting that water resources management in South Korea is done with more care.
Yun went on to say that the issue of water resources is a vast issue and it includes from management of natural precipitation like water and snow to wastewater and surface waters, water desalination, wastewater treatment systems and electricity production.
He added that many fields are under impact of water resources management, adding that accordingly, Iran and South Korea have capacities and vast fields for creating cooperation in the water resources management.
Yun then pointed to the resources management consumption in South Korea and added that the issue of water resources management is very important and it needs whopping investment in this field for creating required infrastructures and this multiplies the importance of interference in the water resources management by the governments.
He said that he visited the exhibition to get more information in the field of water resources management and the related technologies and emphasized that considering the current condition in the field of water in the world even one drop of water should not be wasted.
Yun emphasized using modern technologies for water resources management and notified that conventional technologies have lost their efficiency to much extent and for this reason South Korea enjoys capabilities of the knowledge-based companies for the water resources management and these centers are concentrated on new technologies and there are huge capacities for cooperation between Ira and South Korea in this field.